Vodafone launches 5G in five Irish cities

Vodafone launches 5G in five Irish cities

5G has gone live in five cities, making Vodafone the first Irish mobile operator to offer high-speed internet access commercially.

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Vodafone service restored following earlier connection issues

Vodafone service restored following earlier connection issues

Latest: Vodafone Ireland said that it has identified the "root cause of an issue that affected some Vodafone mobile data and broadband services this afternoon".

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Vodafone slashing of dividend big blow to Irish shareholders

Vodafone slashing of dividend big blow to Irish shareholders

Vodafone’s dividend has cracked under the strain of falling revenue, soaring spectrum costs, and an €18.5bn acquisition, in a grim reality check for Europe’s struggling phone industry.

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Vodafone cuts dividend after swinging to €7.6bn annual loss

Vodafone cuts dividend after swinging to €7.6bn annual loss

The group slashed its full-year dividend to 9c a share

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Vodafone agrees deal with Telefonica to secure Liberty Global takeover

Vodafone agrees deal with Telefonica to secure Liberty Global takeover

Mobile phone giant Vodafone has agreed a cable deal with Telefonica in Germany to help ease competition concerns over its takeover of large parts of Liberty Global in Europe.

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Vodafone warns of 5G trouble if Huawei banned

Vodafone warns of 5G trouble if Huawei banned

Vodafone said any move by Britain to bar equipment made by China’s Huawei from all parts of new 5G networks would cost it hundreds of millions and “very significantly” slow down the deployment of the new technology.

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Vodafone shares rise on €4bn convertible bond sale

Vodafone shares rise on €4bn convertible bond sale

Vodafone shares rose 2% as it said it plans to raise about €4bn selling bonds that will be converted into shares to fund the acquisition of some of Liberty Global’s European businesses without weighing down the phone giant’s balance sheet.

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Vodafone Ireland hosts first Irish holographic call as part of 5G trial site launch

Vodafone Ireland hosts first Irish holographic call as part of 5G trial site launch

History was made today when the first Irish international holographic call was carried out between Ireland and Vodafone’s Innovation Centre in Germany using 5G technology.

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Vodafone shares advance 8%

Vodafone shares advance 8%

Vodafone revenue growth in Ireland in the latest quarter outpaced many of its other areas in Europe even as it posted sharp falls in much larger markets in Italy and Spain.

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Phones fail to hit data quality standards

Phones fail to hit data quality standards

The vast majority of mobile phones sold on the Irish market fail to meet internationally recognised quality standards for downloading data.

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Vodafone’s nicely priced Smart N9 ticks all the boxes

Vodafone’s nicely priced Smart N9 ticks all the boxes

Noel Campion says most people will like the affordable Vodafone Smart N9, a phone you’ll find fairly pleasant on the eye and very easy on your wallet

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Vodafone was an activist target waiting to happen

Vodafone was an activist target waiting to happen

A weak share price, a massive debt-fuelled acquisition, and an impending switch to an unproven chief executive.

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Vodafone keeps earnings target on track despite revenue pressure

Vodafone keeps earnings target on track despite revenue pressure

Mobile phones giant Vodafone has reported a revenue hit amid woes in Italy and Spain and an ongoing price war in India.

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Vodafone to trial 5G services in UK this year

Vodafone to trial 5G services in UK this year

Eric Auchard Vodafone will begin testing next-generation 5G mobile networks in seven of the UK’s 10 largest cities later in 2018, as part of a plan to start limited deployments in dense urban areas in some of its markets next year.

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Virgin Media Irish focus on €18bn Vodafone deal

Virgin Media Irish focus on €18bn Vodafone deal

Vodafone is shaking up Europe’s fragmented media and telecom market with a €18.4bn deal to buy almost a third of John Malone’s Liberty Global, part of a global push for scale as carriers face massive network investments and competition from digital players.

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Vodafone announces new roaming, bill pay and pay-as-you-go plans

Vodafone announces new roaming, bill pay and pay-as-you-go plans

Vodafone Ireland has today announced new bill pay and pay-as-you-go (PAYG) plans for customers.

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Vodafone ordered to remove 'vital' mobile data equipment from Dublin building

Vodafone ordered to remove 'vital' mobile data equipment from Dublin building

Some Vodafone customers in Dublin could face the loss of 3G, 4G and data services after the company was ordered to remove aerials in the area.

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Vodafone ordered to tell Irish customers how to cancel contracts

Vodafone ordered to tell Irish customers how to cancel contracts

Mobile giant Vodafone has been ordered to tell Irish customers how they can cancel their contracts.

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Vodafone to launch 4G service next month

Vodafone to launch 4G service next month

Vodafone has confirmed that it is to launch its 4G service from next month.

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More Vodafone customers switching to smartphones

More Vodafone customers switching to smartphones

The number of customers using smartphones on the Vodafone Ireland network has increased by 6.7% in the quarter ended September 30, 2012, it announced today.

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Union welcomes Oireachtas Committee move to speak to Vodafone

Union welcomes Oireachtas Committee move to speak to Vodafone

The Communications Workers Union has welcomed a move by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications inviting Vodafone to appear before them.

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Vodafone disappointed by staff decision to begin industrial action

Vodafone disappointed by staff decision to begin industrial action

Vodafone said today that it is disappointed that some members of the Communication Workers Union have voted for industrial action.

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Vodafone customer care staff vote for industrial action

Vodafone customer care staff vote for industrial action

Vodafone customer care staff have voted in favour of industrial action.

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Vodafone targets surging smartphone market

Vodafone targets surging smartphone market

Mobile phone giant Vodafone unveiled an updated growth strategy today as it bids to capitalise on surging consumer demand for smartphones.

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Vodafone returns to revenues growth

Vodafone returns to revenues growth

Mobile phone giant Vodafone today said service revenues had grown for the first time since the global recession hit.

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Vodafone set to clamp down on illegal downloading

Vodafone set to clamp down on illegal downloading

Another internet provider could be set to join in a clampdown on illegal file sharing.

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Vodafone begins social networking drive

Vodafone begins social networking drive

Vodafone targeted fans of social networking sites today as it launched a range of internet services to compete in a sector dominated by Apple's iPhone.

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All change at Vodafone

All change at Vodafone

Vodafone has today announced several changes to its organisational structure and new senior management appointments.

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Vodafone shares slide on FTSE

Rattled investors gave Vodafone a stock market hammering today after the mobile phone giant warned of revenues at the bottom end of hopes.

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Vodafone chief announces departure

Vodafone chief executive Arun Sarin today said he was leaving the business "in capable hands" after announcing his departure and naming deputy Vittorio Colao as his successor to the top job.

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Vodafone Ireland buys Perlico

Vodafone Ireland, the country’s biggest mobile phone company, has bought Perlico, the telecom firm which provides phone and broadband services.

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Greeks fine firm over phone-tapping scandal

A Greek privacy watchdog today fined mobile-phone operator Vodafone £51m (€76.1m) over a wiretapping scandal that involved the illegal monitoring of Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis.

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Vodafone may face charges over Greek phone-tapping

A Greek privacy watchdog today met to consider fining mobile-phone operator Vodafone over an illegal phone-tapping operation that targeted Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis.

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Vodafone loses 'world title'

Vodafone was today facing up to life without the title of the world’s largest mobile phone company.

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Boost for Vodafone boss Sarin

Shares in Vodafone rose today as the mobile phone giant reported revenues growth in line with expectations – giving a much needed boost to under-pressure chief executive Arun Sarin.

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BAA and Vodafone can't stop FTSE fall

The London market was under renewed pressure today as fears over higher interest rates in the United States offset strong gains from BAA and Vodafone.

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Vodafone unveils record loss

Mobile phone giant Vodafone set an unwanted corporate record today after a review of its assets left annual losses at an eye-watering £14.85bn (€21.7bn).

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Vodafone reveals €22bn loss

Mobile phone giant Vodafone unveiled annual losses of £14.85bn (€21.7bn) today and said it planned to cut 400 jobs at its headquarters in Newbury, England.

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Vodafone shares down over growth fears

Shares in mobile phone group Vodafone suffered a sharp fall today after investors took fright at the prospect of slower growth next year.

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Vodafone disappoints FTSE

The telecoms sector proved a drag on the London market today after an update from heavyweight Vodafone met disappointment.

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Dividend boost for Vodafone shareholders

Vodafone promised a 15% hike in its payout to shareholders today after customer numbers grew to 171 million and underlying earnings rose 58%.

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Vodafone insist losses will not effect Irish operations

Vodafone is insisting the huge losses announced by the company this morning will have no effect on its Irish operations.

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Vodafone 'to report UK's biggest losses'

Telecoms giant Vodafone was today forecast to report the biggest losses in UK corporate history as it writes off between £15 billion and £25 billion following a buying spree during the telecoms boom.

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Vodafone to review directors’ pay packages

Mobile phone giant Vodafone today pledged to review directors’ pay packages after shareholder anger over the amount of money paid to chief executive Sir Chris Gent last year.

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Eircell staff to get share options in Vodafone

Eircell has announced that more than 1,500 of its employees are to receive share options in the Vodafone group.

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Booming Vodafone unveils £4bn profit

Mobile phone giant Vodafone unveiled full year pre-tax profits of £4.03bn today after a period of rapid expansion worldwide.

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Vodafone to announce £3.9bn profit

Mobile phone giant Vodafone was today poised to unveil full-year pre-tax profits of £3.9bn after a period of rapid growth worldwide.

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Vodafone reels as investors react to £4.8bn deal

Vodafone is the one of the most significant companies in the FTSE-100 index so, when it suffers, the Footsie does too.

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Father dead, wife and child hospitalised in Dublin blaze

Gardai have said a 29-year-old father was killed in this morning's fire at a house in Dublin.

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Vodafone buys BT interests for £4.8bn

Mobile phone giant Vodafone has bought British Telecom’s interests in Japan and its stake in Spanish mobile phone operator Airtel for £4.8bn, it was announced today.

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Man dies after Dublin blaze

A man has died in an early morning house fire in Dublin.

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Four injured in Dublin house fire

Three adults and a child have been rushed to hospital in Dublin after a fire at a house in Coolock.

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